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ISType 2013 – Stroke, Istanbul (TR), 13–16 June 2013

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Apr 26th, 2013. Artwork published in 2013.
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Source: http://www.istype.com. License: All Rights Reserved.

Posted as part of a little survey about websites for conferences on typography and graphic design – how do these specialist events present themselves typographically, in 2013?

This is one of my favorites. The ISType website uses Athelas in various styles, sizes and shades; paired with some Neue Helvetica for buttons and the schedule. Light text on a dark background is always a bit tricky on the web. With the gracile shapes of Athelas used big, it works for me here. Mixing the upright with Italics and showing off oldstyle figures sets a typographic tone. The classic black-and-(orange-)red color scheme helps, too. There are nice details like a custom-colored map, or subtle effects on hover and select. The scribbled uppercase ‘S’ for the 2013 identity was inspired by Tablet Gothic Wide ExtraBold.

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Source: http://www.istype.com. License: All Rights Reserved.
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Source: http://www.istype.com. License: All Rights Reserved.
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Source: http://www.istype.com. License: All Rights Reserved.

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